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Best Teen Poems

Below are the all-time best Teen poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of teen poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes

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Categories: angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme

bloody wrists
I'm sitting on the floor
I'm crying so much more
trying to erase this pain
trying to forget your face
sitting here with the blade in my hand
running so...

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Categories: teen, abuse, boyfriend, bullying, depression,
Form: I do not know?
This Girl
This girl, she's crying inside,
But all everyone sees is smiles,
This girl, she's hurting inside,
She's lived like this for quite a while,
Always holding her pain inside,...

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Categories: life, people, sympathy, teen,
Form: Free verse
Do you hear my silent cries?
Or do you set me to the side?
For in my mind the black bird flies,
In the Darkness of my...

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Categories: depression, teen,
Form: Rhyme
Letting Go
Their lives begin, that special day
Your hardest job, is on the way.
Walking and pacing, all night long
Knowing that one day, they’ll be strong.

Watching them crawl,...

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Categories: family, life, teen, timeparents,
Form: Rhyme

Sweetest Love Note
One night a guy & a girl were
driving home from the movies. The
boy sensed there was
something wrong because of the painful
silence they shared between them

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Categories: teen, black african american, death,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Stardust in Dreams
Stardust dreams of you in my teens remain 
sacred in hours spent wishing you would be 
mine to cherish, to kiss, to love. It was...

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Categories: feelings, longing, love, teen
Form: Free verse
read this please
They hate you because your you
They make up lies and call it true
They're fake behind your back
Hoping someday that you'll crack.

They hate you because your...

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Categories: teen, betrayal, care, career, change,
Form: Bio
The Best Mistake
You made the mistake and now,
your afraid to face this day. 

Your thoughts are racing through 
and through.

You wonder if your family looks at
you as...

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Categories: teen, caregiving, confusion, faith, family,
Form: Rhyme
Granny Panty Annie, the Tranny
Lemme tell ya' about a
*ding-bat skit-zo 
bee-hotch* tranny
named Annie...

I met her one night 
under disco lights 
up at Candies

She was 
starin' at me
grittin' her teeth

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Categories: teen, adventure, black african american,
Form: Narrative
From a Hospital Bed

Even if I’m dizzy with an aching head, 
I must not disturb the others in the beds
In this hospital ward where...

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Categories: teen, childhood, depression, family, children,
Form: Rhyme
Since First I Saw You
Since first I saw you, it was your eyes,
mesmerizing, your gaze transporting
me to a realm, not of fantasy, real,
where young men go when cupid’s
arrow takes...

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Categories: teen, beautiful, beauty, brother, daughter,
Form: Free verse
Daddy Please
Daddy will you hold me and
Tell me I’ll be okay?
Will you whisper in my ear
All the things you used to say

Will you squeeze me tight,

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Categories: teen, angst, childhood, faith, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shyness
I'm young with no identity,
A faceless boy, alone and shy.
To classmates, a nonentity;
My parents fret and wonder why.

I'm part of the unnoticed pack.
I step aside...

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Categories: teen, 12th grade, bullying, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shades of Roses
All their peach faces have now bowed their heads,
Eighteen lovely roses cut from their beds.

In their wilt lies a sadness I have known
Of inferior complexities...

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Categories: teen, growth, memory, metaphor, ,
Form: Couplet
What is this feeling
This feeling deep down in my soul
Eating away at me
Threatening to tear away my flesh
And unmask me as someone completely different
Than who...

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Categories: for teens, how i
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Plastic Flowers
Sitting so pretty in a vase
You lift your deceitful faces to the world.
I may arrange you how I wish
And I may rejoice that your thorns...

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Categories: society, teen,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member First Love

The arboretum looks as it did then
With silver maples dancing in the breeze
Wildflowers bloom within the narrow glen
Remember how we kissed beneath the trees?

One special...

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Categories: teen love,
Form: Sonnet
Color Blind
My first crush seemed like a box of Crayons
Hot Magenta was tugging on her nylons

She dyed her hair like the Florida Sunrise
Her Cool And Crazy...

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Categories: romance, teen,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Lost Years
The photos stopped 
when you were 10 or 11.
Around that time, you started refusing to 
have your pictures taken.
A few candid shots are all I’ve...

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Categories: teen, family, father, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Inhale: You touch me softly, then kisses me with delight.
Exhale:  It feels so good to me the spots you touch are just right.
Inhale: Should...

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Categories: teen, life, loss, lost love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Agapanthus

Tall Agapanthus in the Nile you once grew,
A river flower of sapphire blue,
Bursting from your cozy pod
Smiling as you nod
On thin stems;
Summer’s gem
Blooms in warm...

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Categories: teen, blue, flower, garden, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Sometime instead of Pink I like Red
Sometime instead of pink, I like Red 
Sometime instead of playing with children, 
I want to go on date 

Sometime instead of Fishes, I like...

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Categories: teen, boyfriend, change, feelings, girl,
Form: Free verse
My Rhyme
Roses are black.

Violets are dead.

Love is bitterly sweet.

Like a shot to the head.

They say love will kill you.

It will be the slowest form of suicide...

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Categories: teen
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member old fashioned Christmas
It’ll be an old fashioned Christmas,
with Santa due down the chute.
I bet he Purells his reindeer, 
and Lysols his hazmat suit.

It’s an old fashioned Christmas.

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Categories: teen, 11th grade, care, christmas,
Form: Rhyme